11 Utah Utes in the conference title match. The Eagles in the top four have to survive on Saturday to secure or maintain their spots while there are powerhouses

The Bulldogs will likely lock into a familiar space regardless of what happens in Atlanta. USC's loss is the Ohio State Buckeyes' benefit.

Ohio State was No. 5 in the latest ranking. Any mistakes would reconstitute the No. 6 Alabama Crimson Tide in their scope.

With a one-loss 4 to 2 victory over Utah in the Pac-12 championship match, the No. 5 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1) should slide to the top

The selection committee's justification will be that they soundly thrashed both Penn State and Notre Dame. USC's Friday night disarmament

committee staying close by here in their meeting room at Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. They're not going to reward three-Disqualified